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Cheap shopping at An Dong Market – Plenty of things to buy in Vietnam 0

As long as you really enjoy to pick your way through quiet narrow aisles and scan through the extensive amount of goods, An Dong Market is a nice place for you to explore. History of An Dong Market An Dong Market is one of the biggest market in Vietnam

Egg Coffee – a taste of elegance and where to find it in Saigon 0

Coffee shop is everywhere in Vietnam. It is an undoubted fact that this city is really crazy about coffee. French colonists initially introduced coffee to Vietnam, but the Vietnamese have perfectly made it their own with the signature Egg Coffee. Yes! I know it might seem there is no

HAPPY VIETNAMESE WOMEN’S DAY: FLOWERS AND GIFTS 0

Women of Vietnam have two holidays to celebrate – Mother’s Day, coinciding with International Women’s Day and Vietnamese Women’s Day. The latter, that falls on October 20 every year, has a significant importance for the Vietnamese women. On October 20, 1930 the women of Vietnam united against imperialism and

Food on Wheels – Saigon street food 0

When in Saigon one may very likely to find a food cart on the street, apart from a numerous amount of street food stores and small restaurants. It is like the typical image of this beautiful and thriving city. Food on carts vary, from tropical fruit to the worldwide-famous

REASONS TO FALL IN LOVE WITH VIETNAM (PART TWO) 0

Scooters/Traffic Scooters are nothing special, they are everywhere on this planet. BUT scooters in Vietnam are a pretty big deal. We have around 90 million people in the country and guess what, nearly each of them owns a motorbike (excluding children and elders). Coming to Vietnam, you will see

The Authentic Taste Of Saigon 0

Just imagine going to a whole different country, meeting the young and dynamic local people that are willing to take you to explore the best traditional food that you will never find on the Internet. What can possibly be more fun? 😉 Riding scooters, Eating vendors 6.45am, Tran Thi

Reasons To Fall In Love With Saigon (Part One) 0

Saigon or Ho Chi Minh City is the biggest city of Vietnam. Saigon is lively and full of the friendliest of people. Saigon is rapidly growing. Saigon is vintage with all the old buidings and constructions from the last century. Saigon is beautiful with all of its colors of

The Evolution Of Phở (Pho) 0

For those who are passionate about food and culture, especially Vietnam’s, you must have known Pho already. For those who don’t know what Pho is, Pho is Vietnamese beef noodle soup, which is rich in flavor and mesmerizing in the smell. People always sing compliments for our traditional Pho

Savory Vietnamese Dishes – A Look Into The “Bun” Family (Part Two) 0

Following the last entry, us Saigon Food Tour is going to introduce you to more of the “Bun” family. But this time, these bowls of “Bun” will be more different and they are not so well-known by travellers as well. 3. Bún thịt nướng ( Chargrilled pork patties with herbs vermicelli )

Savory Vietnamese Dishes – A Look Into The “Bun” Family (Part One) 0

I was sitting by the vendor that late Tuesday night, enjoying every single drop of the broth from my favorite “Bun Rieu” and thinking why do foreigners only know about “Pho”, “Banh Mi”, etc. when it comes to Vietnamese cuisine? Because there are more to what Viets eat, there are